Tam-Kai v Tam-Kai

JurisdictionTrinidad & Tobago
Year1960
Date1960
CourtSupreme Court (Trinidad and Tobago)
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5 cases
  • Nicholas v Nicholas
    • Trinidad & Tobago
    • High Court (Trinidad and Tobago)
    • 28 July 1994
    ...of Guevara v. Guevara and Bhinkoo H.C.A. No:63 of 1960, given by Rees, J. (as he then was) Rees, J., distinguished Guevara's case from Tam Kai v. Tam Kai (1960) 2 W.I.R. 229 as in the latter case the respondent was not served with the petition. The learned judge referred to Craig v. Kanssen......
  • Gibson v Gibson
    • Barbados
    • High Court (Barbados)
    • 21 December 1962
    ...for the applicant (the wife) relies on the inherent jurisdiction of the court to entertain such an application and cited the case of Tam-Kai v. Tam-Kai (1960) 2 W.I.R. 229, and the cases therein referred to, particularly Craig v. Kanssen [1943] 1 All E.R. 108 and Chief Kofi Forfie v. Barima......
  • Stephenson v Stephenson
    • Jamaica
    • Supreme Court (Jamaica)
    • 9 January 1997
    ...appeal instead rather than filing a motion in the Supreme Court. 12 I have found the cases of Joseph v. Joseph (1969) 15 W.I.R. 388 and Tam-Kai v. Tam-Kai (1960) 2 W.I.R. 229 most persuasive. They both deal with the setting aside of a decree nisi in divorce proceedings. In the former case t......
  • Wilshire, Natalie Gaye Elizabet v Wayne Anthony Wilshire
    • Jamaica
    • Supreme Court (Jamaica)
    • 29 June 2004
    ...which is affected by a fundamental vice, is an argument which, in my opinion, cannot be sustained." 13 In the Trinidadian case of Tam-Kai v Tam-Kai [1960] 2 WIR 229 it was held that the failure to serve the petition on the wife was a defect which would make the proceedings a nullity, and i......
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